E-IR Interviews Dr. Abi Williams

This week the Institute’s President, Dr. Abi Williams, sat down with E-International Relations (E-IR) for an interview. E-IR is the world’s leading open access website for students and scholars of international politics, reaching over 3 million unique readers per year.

In this interview, Dr. Williams discusses a number of contemporary issues including the role of think tanks in international relations, the challenges facing international courts and tribunals and the future of multilateral institutions. Dr. Williams also shares his thoughts about the possibilities for UN reform and comments on the newly elected Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres.

The Hague Approach is a set of principles for achieving sustainable peace in post-conflict situations. While each post-conflict situation is unique and requires a tailored response, we have identified general principles that can improve the effectiveness of current peacebuilding efforts.”

You can read the full interview here!

Related Reading

Dr. Williams published the article “The Responsibility to Protect and Peacemaking” on E-IR in August, 2011.


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